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Definitions of tight:

part of speech: noun plural

Closely fitting garments for the lower limbs, worn by actors, acrobats, etc.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adjective

Not loose; fastened firmly together; close; closely built; as, a tight barrel; fitting close to the body; as, a tight shoe; not leaky; as, a water- tight ship; taut or stretched; as, a tight rope; scarce, as money.

part of speech: adjective

Close: compact: not leaky: fitting closely: not loose.

part of speech: adjective

Not loose or slack; compact; not leaky; not having holes; sitting very close to the body, as clothes; ill supplied or stringent, as the money- market.

part of speech: adverb


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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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